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Golfers to Donate During Labor Day Weekend
Wake Forest & Rolesville, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
The Heritage Golf Club will join facilities across the country in hosting Patriot Golf Day events for the eighth year during Labor Day Weekend, August 29 - September 1. Golfers will be asked to add $1 to their green fee as a donation to Folds of Honor.
Patriot Golf Day is the flagship fundraiser for the Folds of Honor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides postsecondary educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military men and women disabled or killed while serving our great nation. The Patriot Golf Day campaign is jointly supported by The PGA of America and the United States Golf Association
We honor and support the families of our fallen soldiers, says Andy Ammons, president of Ammons Development, Heritage developer. This is an opportunity for the Heritage Golf Club team and members to come together and tangibly support them.
The inaugural Patriot Golf Day in 2007 was started by Major Dan Rooney, Founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation, F-16 Pilot, PGA Professional and USGA member. On Labor Day 2007, Rooney asked golfers to add $1 to their greens fees. His request resulted in donations of more than $1.1 million from more than 3,200 golf facilities. In the last seven years, golfers nationwide have been instrumental in raising donations through Patriot Golf Day events resulting in over 5,500 scholarships in all 50 states and 41 PGA sections.
There are more than one million dependents of fallen and wounded military service men and women from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts alone and 87 percent do not qualify for federal education assistance (as of Jan. 1, 2012). Patriot Golf Day allows the Folds of Honor to present an ongoing tribute to our brave service members by assisting the families of fallen and wounded warriors with their education. http://www.foldsofhonor.org/patriot-golf-day
Heritage is located near the historic downtown district of Wake Forest, NC and extends into the growing community of Rolesville, NC. This master-planned community is comprised of 37 individual neighborhoods and offers townhomes and single-family homes priced from the $160s to the $600s. Heritage offers a variety of recreational amenities including golf, tennis, two swim complexes, miles of walking and biking trails, greenways, playgrounds, soccer fields, an amphitheater and a fully stocked fishing pond.
This exceptional community has been named Master Planned Community of the Year, three times in its thirteen-year history by the Home Builders Association and the golf course was given an outstanding 4-1/2 Star rating by Golf Digest Magazine. Heritage was also named Best of the Best Neighborhood and Golf Course by Wake Forest Weekly in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2014 the community was named Top Residential Development by the Triangle Business Journal and one of the Top 50 Master Planned Communities in the. U.S. by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.
For more information on the community, please call 919-453-2000 or visit us online at http://www.HeritageWakeForest.com. Become a fan at Facebook.com/HeritageWakeForest. Sales by Coldwell Banker Howard Perry & Walston Builder Services. Marketing by Martin Communications.
ABOUT THE HERITAGE CLUB
The Heritage Club is home to an awarding winning semi-private Wake Forest golf course, a one-of-a-kind clubhouse restaurant open to the public, and a private swim and tennis club with two swimming pool complexes.
Rated 4 1/2 Stars by Golf Digests Best Places to Play, Heritage Golf Club is a semi-private facility. World class architect Bob Moore of JMP Golf Design Group designed the American Links style course to be challenging, yet player friendly. There is a full driving range with target greens, a private teaching tee, a chipping green with practice bunker, and an 8,000 sq. ft. putting green. Other benefits including a clubhouse with private locker rooms, club storage, and PGA staffed golf shop. The casually elegant clubhouse restaurant, 1250 Heritage, is open to the public, boasts tempting menus, banquet facilities and exceptional views from the from the dining rooms and the covered wraparound deck. Since 2005 Heritage Golf Club has been recognized for Environmental Excellence with the designation of Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. This illustrious designation is awarded by the International Audubon society.
The Heritage Swim & Tennis Club offers two fully staffed swim complexes and open play on lighted tennis courts. The Lake Pool features a figure-eight water slide, playground, full-service grill, a 10-lane lap pool and is home to the Heritage Betas Swim Team. The View Pool Complex features a lazy river, water dome, in-water seating area, zero-slope entry, resort-like decking and a clubhouse available for private rental functions.
For more information on the many benefits of membership at the Heritage Club, please call 919-453-2020 or visit http://www.PlayHeritageGolf.com. Become a fan at https://www.facebook.com/HeritageClubWakeForest.
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